ENTREPRENEUR, RESEARCH DIRECTOR, SOFTWARE EXECUTIVE
WHO I AM
Dr. Jakobovits is President at Motivity Systems, a startup that is developing new software for behavioral therapy and other clinical applications. He is a Research Affiliate with the University of Washington Autism Center. His prior venture, Vivalog Technologies, was sold to McKesson in 2008. He served as Vice President at McKesson for 5 years before leaving to launch Motivity Systems in 2013.
Dr. Jakobovits received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Washington in 1999. He is widely published in computer science and informatics journals, and has been awarded several patents. He has raised over $10M in seed capital for his startups through NIH Small Business Innovative Research grants.
Dr. Jakobovits is the creator of MyPACS.net, the largest medical image sharing community on the web. He has served on the Board of Directors of Imaging the World, a non-profit bringing sustainable, low cost imaging technology and services to Africa.
PAST & PRESENT
Dr. Jakobovits is President of Experiad Solutions, an exciting startup developing the next generation of software tools for delivering individualized interventions in behavioral therapy and other clinical applications.
Dr. Jakobovits is a Research Affiliate at the University of Washington Autism Center. He is collaborating with leading autism researchers to develop new technologies for bringing emerging autism therapies to the the community.
From 2008-2013, Dr. Jakobovits was a VP at McKesson, the world's largest healthcare information systems company, where he lead a solution line of software products for hospitals. Dr. Jakobovits' products are now deployed in over 300 hospitals worldwide.
In 2001, he founded Vivalog Technologies, a software startup that built and sold medical imaging software for hospitals. Vivalog created MyPACS.net, the largest medical image sharing community on the web.